Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Bookmark

Object Number: 
2008.3t
Date: 
1963
Medium: 
Woven silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 2 in. (24.1 x 5.1 cm)
Description: 
Memorial bookmark for John F. Kennedy, with bust of JFK, "John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917-1963" and eulogy delivered by Mike Mansfield in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda on Nov. 24, 1963 beginning "There was a sound of laughter…;" Ascot Woven Label Corp.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Pam B. Schafler in honor of Rhoda and Sidney Bressler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group